The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 58 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Selenium 13 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.64% 1.53% 1.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.00% 19.05% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 6
Average daily rate
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£396 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £323 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £418 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Selenium
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
100 42 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.59% 8.03% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 20 75
Average daily rate £391 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
Average hourly rate - £34.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 12 (70.59%) Scrum
2 10 (58.82%) TDD
2 10 (58.82%) BDD
3 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
3 9 (52.94%) Subversion
3 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) UNIX
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Apache
4 8 (47.06%) Tomcat
4 8 (47.06%) MySQL
4 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
6 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
6 6 (35.29%) REST
6 6 (35.29%) CMS
6 6 (35.29%) Spring
6 6 (35.29%) Maven
6 6 (35.29%) Ajax
6 6 (35.29%) Marketing
6 6 (35.29%) JSON
6 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Mockito
6 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
6 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
6 6 (35.29%) Ant

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (47.06%) Apache
1 8 (47.06%) Tomcat
2 6 (35.29%) CMS
3 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
4 2 (11.76%) lighttpd
4 2 (11.76%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VRRP
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MySQL
2 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
2 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
2 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Subversion
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
3 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
4 6 (35.29%) Mockito
4 6 (35.29%) Maven
4 6 (35.29%) Ant
4 6 (35.29%) JUnit
4 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
4 6 (35.29%) IntelliJ
5 4 (23.53%) WATIR
5 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
5 4 (23.53%) RSpec
5 4 (23.53%) Hudson
5 4 (23.53%) Capybara
6 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (17.65%) JIRA
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
1 6 (35.29%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Automated Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Portal Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) JDBC
1 6 (35.29%) JSP
1 6 (35.29%) SOAP
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
1 6 (35.29%) XML
1 6 (35.29%) Spring
1 6 (35.29%) Ajax
1 6 (35.29%) JSON
1 6 (35.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) UNIX
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Scrum
2 10 (58.82%) TDD
2 10 (58.82%) BDD
3 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) MVC
5 6 (35.29%) Performance Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (17.65%) Dependency Management
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
1 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 3 (17.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nagios
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
1 3 (17.65%) Vagrant
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
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